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C&EN reporters cover the ACS National Meeting in Boston, August 22–26, 2010.

Here, you'll find highlights of enthusiastic chemists presenting the results of their latest research on topics ranging from aroma chemistry to clean energy to drug discovery and the environment.

August 25, 2010

C&EN Picks From The National Meeting

C&EN Picks From The National Meeting

Wednesday's highlights from this year's meeting in Boston.

August 24, 2010

C&EN Picks From The National Meeting

C&EN Picks From The National Meeting

Tuesday's highlights from this year's meeting in Boston.

August 23, 2010

C&EN Picks From The National Meeting

C&EN Picks From The National Meeting

Sunday's highlights from this year's meeting in Boston.

September 27, 2010

JAK Hammers

ACS Meeting News: JAK2 inhibitors show promise at knocking down the symptoms of rare blood cancers.

Putting DNA In A Bind

ACS Meeting News: Small molecules that interact with DNA are bound to regulate gene expression.

How Foods And Drugs Collide

ACS Meeting News: Interactions between medications, foods, and supplements take many forms.

Tenofovir For The Developing World

ACS Meeting News: Process chemists rework synthesis of anti-HIV drug to lower its cost.

September 20, 2010

Aftermath Of Disaster

ACS Meeting News: Researchers discuss consequences of Deepwater Horizon spill.

Monitoring Cellular Metals

ACS Meeting News: Techniques are being developed to probe the location and concentration of essential metal species in cells.

Astellas Awards

ACS Meeting News: Grant recipients apply chemical approaches to human health problems.

September 13, 2010

Full-Steam Ahead For Organometallics

ACS Meeting News: Chemists pay tribute to a respected editor and look to the future of the field.

Frogs Inspire New Antimicrobials

ACS Meeeting News: Amino acid substitutions boost natural peptides’ germ-killing abilities and reduce side effects.

September 6, 2010

From A Teaspoon To A Ton

ACS Meeting News: Process chemists master the task of scaled-up pharmaceutical synthesis.

Translational R&D

ACS Meeting News: Distinguishing between invention and innovation in creating jobs and wealth.

Scenes From The ACS Meeting In Boston

August 30, 2010

Self-Cleaning Solar Panels

ACS Meeting News: Imaging shows larger-than-expected SERS-analyzable spots on nanoparticles.

August 27, 2010

Bacteria Create Electrical Spikes

ACS Meeting News: Microbe behavior could be akin to neuron firing.

Making Edible Nanostructures

ACS Meeting News: Food-grade starting materials yield new metal-organic framework compounds.

Chemists Convene In Boston

ACS Meeting News: Technical sessions highlight chemistry’s role in fighting diseases.

August 26, 2010

Built-In Timers For Paper Devices

ACS Meeting News: Wax is used to time paper-based microfluidic assays.

New Cloak May Suit Many Drugs

ACS Meeting News: Novel prodrug strategy improves an experimental HIV pill.

August 25, 2010

A New Route to Germ-Killing Photons

ACS Meeting News: Lanthanide nanomaterials convert visible light into disinfecting ultraviolet light.

Oysters Use Chemistry To Stick Together

ACS Meeting News: Distinctive adhesive is helping scientists understand marine biology and providing a model for synthetic mimics.

August 24, 2010

SERS Hot Spots Probed

ACS Meeting News: Imaging shows larger-than-expected SERS-analyzable spots on nanoparticles.

Silver Bullet For Fluorinations

ACS Meeting News: Late-stage cross-coupling may open route to radiotracers.

Red Wine Mimics Defended

ACS Meeting News: Sirtris says controversial antiaging compounds act at an allosteric site.

August 23, 2010

Crystallite Seeds Shape Up Micelles

ACS Meeting News: Templated self-assembly process produces highly uniform cylindrical nanomaterials.

Behind A Metal Makeover

ACS Meeting News: To ensure their survival, pathogenic bacteria turn to manganese, not iron, when making an essential metalloenzyme.

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Science & Technology News

October 24, 2011

Bryostatins Retain Promise

(October 24, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 43 | pp. 10-17)

New results in total synthesis reinvigorate a 40-year-old field of research.

For Cave's Art, An Uncertain Future

(October 24, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 43 | pp. 38-40)

Disagreement on conservation course of action complicates a potential reopening.

Cancer Stem Cells

(October 24, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 43 | pp. 41-43)

Researchers zero in on the pathways that allow cancer to bounce back after treatment.

What's That Stuff? Blue Jeans

(October 24, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 43 | p. 44)

Making the iconic pants requires both color-addition and color-removal chemistry.

Shedding Nanoparticles

(October 24, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 43 | p. 5)

Materials Science: Chemists observe metal objects sloughing off ions to form nanoparticles.

Modifying Messenger RNA

(October 24, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 43 | p. 7)

Chemical Biology: Methylated bases in mRNA may have roles in gene regulation and obesity.

Lab-On-A-Chip For Planets, Moons

(October 24, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 43 | p. 8)

Microfluidics: Automated chip is designed to detect extraterrestrial amino acids.

New Editor For Analytical Chemistry

(October 24, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 43 | p. 9)

Publishing: Jonathan Sweedler to take the helm.

Science & Technology Concentrates

(October 24, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 43 | p. 37)

 

October 17, 2011

Improving Shop Safety

(October 17, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 42 | pp. 56-57)

Yale updates policies on machine shop use after student death.

Cleaning Acrylics

(October 17, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 42 | pp. 58-59)

Conservation scientists seek new ways to keep modern paintings looking their best.

Detecting H2S In Vivo (Member Content)

(October 17, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 42 | p. 60)

Studies could lead to sensitive and selective analyses for tiny signaling agent.

Rules For Design

(October 17, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 42 | p. 9)

Materials Science: Guidelines predict structures formed by nanoparticles and DNA linkers.

Identifying Modified Cells

(October 17, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 42 | p. 11)

Molecular Biology: Technique tags and enriches cells genetically altered by nucleases.

Linker-Free Molecular Wires

(October 17, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 42 | p. 12)

Electronics: Metal-carbon bonds increase electrical conductance.

Asymmetry From A Guest

(October 17, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 42 | p. 13)

Stereochemistry: Enzymelike pocket that hosts chiral species controls catalyst's enantioselectivity.

Science & Technology Concentrates

(October 17, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 42 | pp. 54-56)

 

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